servers with huge state terms

Chandrashekhar Mullaparthi <>
Thu Dec 14 12:04:41 CET 2000


A very dirty hack would be to convert the tuple to a list before storing it
in your state and back to a tuple before using it!

Chandru

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Luke Gorrie [mailto:]
> Sent: 14 December 2000 10:45
> To: 
> Subject: servers with huge state terms
> 
> 
> Ahoy,
> 
> I have a server process (gen_fsm) whose state is a very large
> term. This is a problem because when I get a crash report it's really
> long and hard to read - I've done things like ask xterm to have a
> thousand-line scrollback as a workaround.
> 
> I'm tempted to move the larger parts of the state into an ets table
> (which would be pretty suitable, but I prefer the tuple) so that the
> server's state is more stringifyable - but does anyone know another
> approach for this sort of thing?
> 
> Cheers,
> Luke
> 



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